We need to make sure that our Firefighters are both medically and physically fit.
The medical assessment will include measurement or assessment of:
- Blood Pressure
- Spirometry (lung function assessment)
- Audiometry (hearing assessment)
- Analysis of any skin conditions
- Review of your medical history
Your health information is confidential. This will not be passed on to anyone other than the Health and Wellbeing staff without your consent. They will identify and discuss with you any medical conditions that may affect your ability to undertake the role of a Firefighter. In some cases, we may need to seek further information from your GP.
In advance of your attendance at medical, you will require to attend your optician to have an eyesight examination report completed by them to allow Health and Wellbeing to determine that your eyesight meets the requirements.